SOME OF THE ENGLISH, IRISH & SCOTS UNDERSTOOD TWO-SEEDLINE IN 1277
AARON, SON OF THE DEVIL
A caricature of a Jew dated 1277, made in the margin of a contemporary legal document relating to a breach of the Forest Laws in which one of the offenders, Cok, son of Aaron, was a Jew. Presumably the caricature relates to the father of Cok. The cowl denotes that the wearer did not perform out of door work; the badge in the form of the two tables of the law was that imposed on all English Jews.
Reproduced from the original document in the Public Record Office, Forest Roll, Essex, 5 Ed. I. [A History Of The Jews In England, by Albert M. Hyamson]